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Merita (Baxter) Phillips

April 21, 1961 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 58)


         Mrs. Merita Baxter Phillips, a resident of Donalsonville, Georgia, died Sunday afternoon, April 12, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 58.

            Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. (C.S.T.) Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in Collins Cemetery, Malone, Florida with Sister Fannie Watkins officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside service. Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

            Mrs. Phillips, daughter of the late William Henry Baxter and Vera Nell McMillan Baxter, was a native of Donalsonville, Georgia. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, friend, and above all, she loved the Lord Jesus Christ. Mrs. Phillips had a servant’s heart that would help anyone. She was preceded in death by twin brothers, Ricky and Mickey Baxter and her grandparents.

            Surviving relatives include her son, Lucas Phillips (Misty), Donalsonville, GA; three grandchildren, Britney, Karrah, and Charlie; three sisters, Barbara Railey (Sam), Ozark; Teresa Yanez (Mike) and Paula Lindsey (Justino Bautista), all of Donalsonville, GA; nieces and nephews, Joni, Crystal, Brandi, Kim, Andy, Caleb, Selena, R.J., Ashley and Nikki; several great nieces and great-nephews; her best friend of forty years, Fannie Watkins and best friend of twenty years, Naomi Alday; her beloved fur baby, “Boo”.



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Graveside Service
April 15, 2020

3:00 PM
Collins Chapel Cemetery
5005 3rd Avenue
Malone, FL 32445

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